Car crashes into LA Fitness on Alex Bell


MARK:PLUS…A CAR FULLY SUMERGED IN A POOL AFTER CRASHING THROUGH A CENTERVILLE FITNESS CENTER.WHAT HAPPENED WHEN IT HIT THE WATER. MARK:THAT’S FIRST AT SIX.. THAT DEVELOPING STORY OUT OF CENTERVILLE WE’VE BEEN TRACKING SINCE FIRST AT FOUR. BROOKE:2 NEWS REPORTER KRISTEN ESKOW IS AT THE GYM ON WEST ALEX BELL ROAD WITH WHAT HAPPENED- KRISTENMARK AND BROOKE – THE CAR HAS BEEN TOWED AWAY, AND WHAT REMAINS IS A BROKEN WINDOW, A LOT OF BROKEN GLASS, AND CAUTION TAPE.I SPOKE WITH A PERSON WHO WITNESSED THIS WHOLE THING WHO SAYS THE CAR WAS IN THE AIR BEFORE IT LANDED IN THE POOL, AND IT SOUNDED LIKE A BOMB WENT OFF. CENTERVILLE POLICE SAY THEY’RE NOT SURE YET EXACTLY HOW THIS HAPPENED, BUT A MALE DRIVER WHO WAS PARKED NEAR THE BUILDING LOST CONTROL OF HIS CAR AND DROVE THROUGH THE BUILDING AND WOUND UP IN THE SWIMMING POOL. THAT CAR WAS JUST ABOUT COMPLETELY SUBMERGED.OFFICIALS TELL US THERE WERE AT LEAST THREE PEOPLE SWIMMING IN THE POOL AT THE TIME. TWO PEOPLE WERE HURT, INCLUDING THE DRIVER AND ONE PERSON INSIDE THE POOL. AUTHORITIES SAY THOSE INJURIES ARE NOT BELIEVED TO BE SERIOUS. THE INCIDENT REMAINS UNDER INVESTIGATION. THE WITNESS I SPOKE WITH TELLS ME – A STAFF MEMBER SPRANG INTO ACTION WHEN THE CRASH HAPPENED – JUMPING INTO THE POOL TO RESCUE THE DRIVER.POLICE SAY IT WAS A COMPLICATED PROCESS TO GET THIS CAR OUT OF THE WATER. SGT. JEFF KAERCHER POLICE “THIS IS THE ONLY TIME I CAN RECALL IN MY TIME WITH CENTERVILLE OVER A DECADE THAT WE DEALT WITH THAT.A LOT OF FIREFIGHTERS I WAS SPEAKING WITH THEM THAT HADN’T DEALTH WITH IT EITHER. SO CERTAINLY IT IS AN UNIQUE SITUATION.’ KRISTENA STAFF MEMBER INSIDE TELLS ME THE REST OF THE GYM REMAINS OPEN. ONLY THE POOL AREA IS CLOSED RIGHT NOW.LIVE IN CENTERVILE – KRISTEN ESKOW, 2 NEWS WORKING FOR YOU. MARK:AT THE WHITE HOUSE TODAY

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